The MSc Data Science from University of South Wales is designed to support your development of transferable skills and expertise to play a leading role at a technical and practical level in the industry.
Additionally, you will work towards a globally recognised qualification, the SAS Joint Certificate in Applied Statistics and Data Mining. The Joint Certificate will validate your skills and ability to use SAS software, giving you a competitive advantage in the job market.
What you will study
The MSc Data Science has six core taught modules divided into two streams. At the beginning of each stream you will be taught the fundamentals of applied statistics, computing technology, programming and data base systems. Your existing analytical and technical skills will be developed to understand how to use the industry software used in the workplace, in turn preparing you for your individual research project.
The MSc Data Science course is delivered through a series of lectures, practical classes and workshops where you will have the opportunity to put into practice what you have learnt via hands-on exercises and design projects. You will also be taught by a number of guest lecturers and have the option to visit workplaces.
Employment prospects are strong in this rapidly growing and demanding industry. There are a number of careers available to those trained in data science - students could go on to be data scientists, statistics officers, business analysts, predictive modellers or computer programmers, these will continue to grow as organisations are required to adapt to improving technologies.
- Applied statistics for data science
- Data mining and statistical forecasting
- Project management and research methodology
- Principles of computing
- Machine learning and decision making
- Big data and analytics
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
More informationGo to the official programme website
DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data Web Technologies & Cloud Computing View 196 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in United Kingdom
General requirementsSuitable for graduates with a minimum 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent in a numerate discipline across any STEM or business subject. Relevant industry experience can also be taken into account for applicants without a relevant first degree.
International13400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time UK and EU: £1000 per 20 credits
Check the official programme website for information about funding options.
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